Gambia

06-Aug-2019

SPN - Gambia - Pavement strengthening of The Trans-Gambia Highway

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in UNDB online AfDB137-06/12 of 19 June 2012 on-line and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website. (www.afdb.org). The Republic of The Gambia has received grant financing of EUR 16 Million from the European Commission (EU) through the African Development Bank (AfDB) toward the cost of the Trans-Gambia Corridor Project. The Government intends to apply part of the approved amount of this grant for payments under the contract for Road Works – Pavement Strengthening of Trans-...
31-Jul-2019

EOI – Gambia - Consultancy for Transaction Advisory Services - Trans-Gambia Corridor Project

The Republic of The Gambia is expecting financing from the African Development Bank toward the cost of the Trans-Gambia Corridor Project, Phase II: Gambia Bridge Ancillary (1) Preparatory Studies, and intends to apply part of this grant to payments under the contract for Consultancy for PPP Transaction Advisory Services.
26-Jul-2019

Tripartite Signing Ceremony of the African Development Bank-funded Project: Greater Banjul Area: Sustainable Urban Development Programme 2020-40 (GBA-SUDP)

The African Development Bank has extended a $3 million grant from the Transition Support Facility (TSF) to the Republic of The Gambia for sustainable urban development of the greater Banjul Area. The activities will include capacity building and the formulation of a master plan for urban development using digital technologies which are intended to greatly improve the operational efficiency of the three municipalities (Banjul, Kanifing and Brikama), and also provide support to the Banjul port expansion. The Greater Banjul Area: Sustainable Urban Development Programme 2020-40 will serve...
13-Jun-2019

Gambia President Adama Barrow awarded the Great Builder Super Prize – The Africa Road Builders Babacar Ndiaye Trophy 2019

At a ceremony held on the sidelines of the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank Group on Wednesday, 12 June, the president of Gambia, Adama Barrow, was awarded the Great Builder Super Prize – The Africa Road Builders Babacar Ndiaye Trophy 2019, for his personal leadership in building the Senegambia bridge that links Gambia to Senegal. Mamburay Njie, Gambian Minister of Finance and Economic Affairs, representing his Head of State, said: "It is a great honour to receive this award on behalf of his Excellency, President Adama Barrow, who humbly accepts it in recognition of his...
12-Jun-2019

Multinational - OMVG Energy Project – Summary FRP

The Gambia River Basin Development Organization Energy Project (OMVG Energy Project) involves the following four countries: Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau and Senegal. This subregional organization is the executing agency for integrated development programmes in the region, and focuses particularly on the rational management of the joint resources of Rivers Gambia, Kayanga-Géba and Koliba-Corubal, whose basins have power-generating potential.
01-Jun-2019

WAPP-Regional Electricity Access Project – Phase I - ESMF

The Gambia, Guinea Bissau, and Mali are to prepare for the West Africa Power Pool (WAPP) of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)-Regional Electricity Access Project (Phase 1) for World Bank financing. The Project objective is to increase access to reliable energy services in the three countries and to enable crossborder electrification in those countries.
20-May-2019

The Gambia - Rural Water Supply and Sanitation Project - PCR

17-May-2019

West Africa Policy Notes - Note 3, Septembre 2015

The African Development Bank’s West Africa Department covers fourteen countries from Senegal to Benin. Its mission is to conduct dialogue with these countries, programme activities therein, allocate resources to various sectors of activity and define country-level and regional lending as well as work programmes. The Department’s main outputs are Economic and Sector Works, Country Strategies, Country Portfolio Performance Reviews, Country Economic Reviews. It also coordinates country portfolio management efforts, contributes to sector analytical works, supports regional organisations and...
08-Apr-2019

Trans-Gambia Bridge

03-Apr-2019

Regional Economic Outlook 2019 - West Africa

West Africa’s 15 economies are diverse across many dimensions of development. In 2018, income per capita ranged from $452 in Niger to $3,678 in Cabo Verde. Nine countries saw growth of at least 5.0 percent in 2017 and 2018, and five have been growing at that rate since 2014–16. While growth in those countries has been driven by agriculture, the service sector has emerged to complement agriculture.
03-Apr-2019

African Development Bank Regional Economic Outlook: West Africa region to see mixed growth into 2020

Overall economic growth in West Africa is projected to be at 3.6 percent in 2019 and 2020, boosted by the recovery of commodity prices and improved production and service sectors in the region, although challenges and uneven performance would remain, the African Development Bank’s regional economic indicator report revealed. The Bank launched the 2019 Regional Economic Outlook for West Africa in Abuja on Tuesday, alongside the institution’s annual flagship report, the Africa Economic Outlook, which shows how regional integration can spur structural transformation and foster economic...
07-Mar-2019

Gambia - Africa Disaster Risks Financing (ADRIFI) - Appraisal Report

The Africa Disaster Risk Financing (ADRiFi) Programme in The Gambia seeks to strengthen the resilience of rural households to climate-related shocks by enhancing the capacity of the government to respond effectively to drought. This will be done through an integrated approach to managing disasters that will cushion the government from the financial impacts of episodes of drought, and guarantee the programme will foster sovereign risk transfer solutions as tools for enhancing disaster risk management in the country, as well as guaranteeing prompt assistance to the affected people in the rural...
05-Mar-2019

Gambie : le président Barrow pose la première pierre de la station électrique de Soma avec le soutien de la Banque africaine de développement

Le Président de la République de Gambie, Adama Barrow, a officiellement posé, le 23 février dernier, la première pierre du  poste haute-tension  225 kV de Soma, dans le cadre du projet Energie de l’Organisation pour la mise en valeur du fleuve Gambie (OMVG) qu’il préside, et dont la Banque africaine de développement est un partenaire clé. Le projet Energie de l’OMVG vise à renforcer l'intégration et la coopération régionales par l’exploitation conjointe des ressources hydroélectriques des bassins du fleuve  Gambie.  « Le projet Energie de l’OMVG est le fruit de...
25-Feb-2019

Visiting African Development Bank Governors from West Africa laud Bank’s transformative projects

Governors representing the African Development Bank West Africa region held consultative meetings with the institution’s President and senior management in Abidjan on Monday, where they took stock of the Bank’s accelerated engagement in the region. Three hundred and seventy transformative Bank projects valued at US $11.3 billion between 2010-2017, in the region, are changing lives and making a difference, the governors noted. These are the second annual consultative meetings, aimed at sharing views with the governors, after the first ever meetings in the history of the Bank...
20-Feb-2019

African Development Bank and partners unite in major push against malnutrition −‘the silent killer’

Did you know that every $1 invested in nutrition generates as much as $138 in better health and increased productivity? The evidence is clear: improving nutrition boosts personal health as well as economic health. Africa has 20 of the 24 countries with stunting rates of over 40%. This includes Antonio, a little boy from Madagascar, whose story amplifies the urgency of action. The African Development Bank financed a major irrigation project for rice and its President, Akinwumi Adesina, had visited. Excitedly, several kids from the village rushed to where the delegation was, curious to...
19-Feb-2019

EOI – Gambia - Pavement Strengthening of the Trans-Gambia Highway ( 24km ) - Trans-Gambia Corridor Project

The Republic of The Gambia has received grant financing from the European Commission (EU) through the African Development Bank (AfDB) toward the cost of the Trans-Gambia Corridor Project. The Government intends to apply part of the approved amount of this grant to payments under the contract for Consultancy for the following Road Works – Pavement Strengthening of TransGambia Highway across the bridge on the river Gambia from the northern border town of Keur AyipKeur Ali and from Southern border town of Senoba-Missera (About 24 km length). The work consists of strengthening of pavement,...
11-Feb-2019

EOI – Gambia - Preparation of the Technical Studies under the Strategic Program Climate Resiliencef

The Gambia is among the countries that has been funded by Climate Investment Fund of the World Bank to prepare a Strategic Programme for Climate Resilience (SPCR) under the Pilot Programme for Climate Resilience (PPCR). The aim of the project is to support developing countries to build resilience to the impacts of climate change by preparing and implementing a robust strategic investment plan of climate change interventions. The first phase of the PPCR was accomplished in September 2018 with the development of The Gambia’s SCPR which has been validated nationally and endorsed by the CIF’s...
05-Feb-2019

IFB – Gambia - Construction of a Joint Border Post - Trans-Gambia Corridor Project

This Invitation for Bids follows the General Procurement Notice (GPN) for this project that appeared in UNDB online AfDB137-06/12 of 19 June 2012 on-line and on the African Development Bank Group’s Internet Website.(www.afdb.org). The Government of The Gambia has received a grant from the African Development Bank (ADF) toward the cost of the Trans-Gambia Corridor Project and it intends to apply part of the proceeds of this grant to eligible payments under the contract for construction of a Joint Border Post.
05-Feb-2019

Gambia - The Trans-Gambia Road Corridor Project - ESMP Summary.

The Trans-Gambia Corridor Project is an economic and strategic link connecting the northern and southern parts of both The Gambia and Southern Senegal, and by extension ECOWAS countries through the corridor between Dakar and Lagos. The objective of the project is to facilitate over land traffic flow between the northern and southern parts of the two sister countries and other ECOWAS Member States. The construction or upgrading of the Trans-Gambia Highway is an integral part of the Trans-Gambia Corridor Project. The expected outcomes include: (i) reduced transport cost, travel time and customs...
25-Jan-2019

Major bridge linking Gambia to Senegal ushers in new era of connectivity

Cars, trucks and pedestrians plied the new bridge linking the Gambia and Senegal Thursday, ushering in a new era of connectivity and integration for the two West African nations. The bridge is a safer, quicker, and alternative route to the risky ferry crossing or the long detour between the northern and southern parts of both nations. The five-storey masterpiece allows people from the north of Senegal rapidly and easily to reach the southern Senegalese province of Casamance. “The African Development Bank, your Bank, is here to congratulate the people of Gambia and Senegal for their...